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St Jack

1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
+1 503-360-1281
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have reservations but walked by and decided on the spot to give it a try. I had read the reviews in advance, some claiming it was average and one that said the food was a little too salty. Now in retrospect, I'd have...More

Thank ScottNewportCoast_CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ah, St Jack is reminiscent of small backroad French bistro in cuisine and ambiance. The craft cocktails were inspired, the wine list was deep, even by the glass. We enjoyed our beverages with a couple small plates. A soft, garlic-infused goat cheese and thin-sliced mini...More

Thank VaporK8
Reviewed 30 May 2017

What a wonderful dining experience! All different kinds of tastes starting with appetizers and then a fromage sampler with an amazing bread. I had the fisherman's stew which had a variety of tasty shelled fish in a very nice broth. The desert menu was amazing...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We just arrived in Portland and checked in our hotel in the northwest part of Portland. I read about St. Jack's happy hour special on oysters. We arrived in time for happy hour. The bar area is very bright and cheerful. Our waitress was Cecile....More

Thank waterloodaddio
Reviewed 28 April 2017

When I think of a French Bistro, some words that come to mind are charming, cozy, laid-back, great food. Well, St Jack's did not meet these expectations. The restaurant, while very nice, seemed a bit pretentious. The food was simply average. I had the veal...More

1  Thank eppyhow
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

French cuisine in a cozy open kitchen environment. Service was attentive. Portions were on the smaller side (which isn't bad). Prices were on the higher side. Delicious factor was good.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dine at St. Jack about 6 times a year. Always amazing! We think it's one of the best places in Portland. We love dining at the chef's table so we can watch them preparing everything. The service is always top notch,...More

Thank Dsharkgirl
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had a great meal here with 4 guys and we all had something different. It was all excellent...good wine and drinks. A fun night.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the menu--dishes one would find in France. From Steak Tartare to Gratin d'Escargots for starters to Mushroom and Foie Gras stuffed Quail. The Beef Cheek Bourguignon was tender and flavorful; my companion had the Duck Cassoulet and raved about its...More

Thank AshleyB63
Reviewed 19 January 2017

For all the reviews, I was waiting for magical french cuisine, but it is just average food with a lot of sauce with even a bit too much salt.

Thank graciane2010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2502
    (SE 21st Ave and Clinton)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-360-1281
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Chef and restaurateur Aaron Barnett's unique menu feature rustic dishes from the countryside of Lyon, the heart and soul of French cooking.
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